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Screening varieties of potatoes for insect resistance

Mary Magnuson has spent a good amount of her summer scouting for insects. The entomology student is serving a summer internship at the University of Wisconsin-Arlington Agricultural Research Station. The Minnesota native wasn’t raised on a farm, but her work may help farmers in the future. Since September 2018 she has been screening different varieties of potatoes for insect resistance.[Read More...]

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